Crews on the scene of fire at Helion Lodge - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Crews on the scene of fire at Helion Lodge

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A fire broke out in at the Helion Lodge in downtown Huntsville around 11 a.m. Saturday.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze in a small expansion portion of the building where it began before it spread to the historic structure. 

The fire was discovered by Renee Burfitt, the Mother Advisor of the White Light Assembly of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, who was there for an event scheduled for 2 p.m. 

The event was canceled. 

Crews remain on the scene. No word yet on what started the fire. 

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